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25th Mar, 2020 09:16:53 AM

Seconding Diabolus ex Machina, if only because Trauma Conga Line implies a greater degree of Woobieness. Deus Angst Machina if it's all part of the backstory. See also Rule of Drama, Serial Escalation, and Finagle's Law.

25th Mar, 2020 09:40:28 AM

Contrived Coincidence may factor into the misfortune as well.


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